Annual Red Tape Reduction Report 2015

Cover of Annual Report PublicationOn 15 March 2016, the Government released the Australian Government Annual Red Tape Reduction Report 2015.

The report outlines the achievements of the Australian Government in delivering its commitment to regulatory reform and reduce costs and regulatory burden imposed by unnecessary red tape.

The Government has taken decisions to remove a net $4.8 billion in red tape, as at 31 December 2015. This exceeds the original commitment which was to reduce red tape by at least $3 billion across the first three years.


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Portfolio summaries

Appendix B of this whole-of-government Annual Report provides a list of portfolio-specific summaries which supplement the report.

These summaries are available here: